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What to Eat in Dublin

Ireland's economic revival in the 1990s was accompanied by a culinary renaissance of new, sophisticated restaurants that ditched meat and potatoes for more lively European cuisine. Now in Dublin you'll find a great mix of medium- to high-price range restaurants, which offer an astounding diversity of options. The best restaurants are found south of the Liffey, but you should be prepared to pay well for a meal. Dublin restaurants include a high value-added tax on dining.

For cakes, pudding, tarts, tea and more, recent travelers highly recommend you visit Queen of Tarts, a Dublin bakery on Dame Street. But if it's an entire Irish meal you're after, try the traveler-recommended L'Ecrivain for its delicious menu and intimate ambiance, perfect for a romantic dinner. Meanwhile, foodies should check out the contemporary Chapter One in the Rotunda neighborhood. Other cuisines, such as Thai, Asian fusion and Indian, are very popular, too; recent travelers especially praise the Indian restaurant, Veda, in Cabinteely Village. 

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  • #1
    Network
    #1 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 79 reviewsTripAdvisor (79)
    $ | Cafe
    39 Aungier Street, Dublin D02 HP86 Ireland
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  • #2
    Taza
    #2 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 123 reviewsTripAdvisor (123)
    $ - $$ | Indian, Asian, Pakistani
    2 Ardcollum Avenue Artane, Dublin D05 XW88 Ireland
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  • #3
    Tang Cafe
    #3 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 469 reviewsTripAdvisor (469)
    $ | Cafe, European, Middle Eastern, Healthy
    23c Dawson Street, Dublin D02 PW18 Ireland
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  • #4
    The Stage Door Cafe
    #4 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 754 reviewsTripAdvisor (754)
    $ | Cafe
    11 Essex Street East Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #5
    Mulberry Garden
    #5 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 882 reviewsTripAdvisor (882)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    Mulberry Lane Donnybrook, Dublin 04 Ireland
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  • #6
    Glovers Alley
    #6 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 161 reviewsTripAdvisor (161)
    $$ | Irish, European
    128 Stephen_s Green Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #7
    Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant
    #7 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1585 reviewsTripAdvisor (1585)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Fishamble Street ChristChruch, Dublin Ireland
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  • #8
    Bloom Brasserie
    #8 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1811 reviewsTripAdvisor (1811)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Wine Bar, Central European
    11 Baggot Street Upper Dublin 4, Dublin D04 HN92 Ireland
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  • #9
    Murphys Ice Cream
    #9 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 751 reviewsTripAdvisor (751)
    $ |
    27 Wicklow Street,, Dublin Ireland
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  • #10
    The Landmark
    #10 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 366 reviewsTripAdvisor (366)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
    The Landmark 40 Wexford Street, Dublin D02 CH68 Ireland
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  • #11
    Crow Street Restaurant
    #11 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 221 reviewsTripAdvisor (221)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, International
    1 Crow Street Temple Bar, Dublin D02 WD54 Ireland
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  • #12
    Gerry's Coffee Shop
    #12 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 320 reviewsTripAdvisor (320)
    $ | Irish, Cafe, European
    6 Montague Street, Dublin D02 XE65 Ireland
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  • #13
    The Little Pig
    #13 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 114 reviewsTripAdvisor (114)
    $ - $$ | European
    6 Glendenning Lane, Wicklow St, Dublin D02 NP97 Ireland
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  • #14
    Lemon and Duke Bar
    #14 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 940 reviewsTripAdvisor (940)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Duke House 2 Duke Lane Upper Corner of Lemon St and Duke Lane, Dublin D02 YK71 Ireland
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  • #15
    Chapter One
    #15 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2360 reviewsTripAdvisor (2360)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8 Ireland
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  • #16
    Tippenyaki Restaurant
    #16 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 209 reviewsTripAdvisor (209)
    $ - $$ | Japanese
    39 Castlewood Avenue Rathmines, Dublin Ireland
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  • #17
    JP Mooneys
    #17 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 249 reviewsTripAdvisor (249)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Pub, Bar
    2 Nassau Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #18
    Dax Restaurant
    #18 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 961 reviewsTripAdvisor (961)
    $$ | French, European, Contemporary, Healthy
    23 Pembroke Street Upper Dublin 2, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #19
    Mr Fox Restaurant
    #19 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 424 reviewsTripAdvisor (424)
    $ - $$ | International, Central European, Irish
    38 Parnell Square West, Dublin Ireland
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  • #20
    Restaurant SIX
    #20 of 3,283 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 161 reviewsTripAdvisor (161)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    6 Cavendish Row, Upper O'Connell Street Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin D01 V3P6 Ireland
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